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of them. i don't know, 20, 30. >> reporter: and a new rule that limits cars coming into new york city to only those with at least three passengers caused miles of incredible back-up at checkpoints. there is some good news. partial subway service was restored and the army corps of engineers is helping to empty a number of still-flooded tunnels. how much water are we talking about that you're going to need to pump out? >> our estimates right this point in time are 300 million to 400 million gallons of water. >> reporter: one silver lining from sandy, the floodwaters killed at least a few of the millions of rats that have been the menace of subway stations. but drinking water remains unsafe in many communities. floodwaters filled with a toxic brew of raw sewage and chemicals are making clean-up even harder. >> insurance companies are telling us to empty our houses out, to clean the stuff and leave it in our property. but is it safe for us to breathe in that stuff? it's all toxic. it's raw sewage. >> reporter: in coney island, the new york aquarium remains flooded. staffers are pumping th
pledged to new york city. some of them inspired by phyllis' story. you touched a lot of people the last time we spoke. a lot of people saw you on television. and a lot of people said that you are one of the big reasons why they donated. >> everybody -- you're home is the place you love, your home is where your family is, you build memories there, you build a life there. and that's what ripped my heart apart, you know. because i loved my home that much. >> reporter: people were especially touched when you talked about your mother's wedding photo. >> my mother was my best friend. and as despaired as you are at the loss of everything, you find one thing that means something, you know? it's like you got something back. you got something back. out of all the devastation. it helps take away that, that helpless, empty feeling you have. you know? >> those houses are gone. >> reporter: this aerial shot was taken right after sandy struck. the flooded lot is where phyllis' house had been. after the water receded she showed us what is left. how many times have you come down here since the storm? >>
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